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Com-Guard Inc. Licenses Preventon's Secure Internet Desktop -- PSID.

CARLSBAD, Calif. -- The PSID Product Will Enhance Com-Guard's Computer Security Solutions and Broadens Its Base of Prospective Customers

Com-Guard, Inc. (OTCBB:CGUD), the technology company that markets integrated solutions for the computer security, content filtering and access control markets, today announced a licensing agreement with Preventon Technologies Ltd., a British software company, to License and Private Brand Preventon's ISP security solution, PSID. The Agreement provides for Com-Guard to represent Preventon in the United States, Canada and to other named clients as agreed to by Com-Guard Inc. and Preventon Technologies Ltd. and to implement the PSID product under its own brand of SecurePC(TM) products.

Preventon's subscription-based platform enables ISPs to increase revenues, loyalty and market share by delivering a compelling blended internet security service to consumers. PSID has a low Total Cost of Ownership, requiring minimal capital investment and having negligible ongoing support costs. As a true subscription-based solution, PSID helps ISPs reduce churn by raising the barrier to switching service providers. It can also be deployed quickly and easily, allowing ISPs to recognize revenues within weeks.

Preventon's ISP customers, which include Tier-1 European service providers such as Wanadoo and Planet Internet, have a combined subscriber-base of over 40 million.

The product has been designed and developed with non-expert PC users in mind. It provides a strong, in-depth defense against viruses and hackers, addresses Internet Content censorship, screens pornographic content in email attachments and manages computer usage control issues, thus helping parents and administrators to protect children and employees from the worst of the Internet and the excessive playing of computer games or other addictions. PSID has an uncomplicated and refined interface that is easy to use and enables non-expert PC users to configure powerful desktop security in minutes.

Mr. Joseph Sigismonti, President and COO of Com-Guard, Inc., said, "The licensing agreement will allow Com-Guard Inc. to sell the PSID blended security solution to hundreds of ISPs that provide Internet connectivity to millions of users. The Security Solution will allow ISPs to provide a unique 'one-stop' solution at a time when end users are constantly subjected to security threats. The product includes a firewall, an anti-virus scanner, a content filter and a powerful desktop security suite. There is also a 'white label' re-branding option that can be sold to and re-marketed under the ISP's own brand if requested. This is a great, easy to implement opportunity for ISPs who can now provide an effective and much needed protection suite using a monthly subscription model for minimal upfront investment. PSID can be provided as a downloadable monthly subscription package for Broadband or dial-up users and comes as a suite or as separate product options. The subscription solution, when licensed, will provide revenue to the ISPs, Com-Guard and to Preventon Technologies on a recurring basis."

Dr. Edward W. Savarese stated, "This Agreement and our relationship with Preventon Technologies will allow us to continue to implement our strategy of providing a variety of Security Solutions to our customers. We now have the tools to provide Security Solutions to ISPs, end users and to sell these products through Com-Guard, Inc. and our PC Products subsidiary."

Preventon(TM) -- ISP Solution:

Mr. Paul Goossens said, "Preventon Secure Internet Desktop (PSID) is a subscription-based solution aimed at ISPs. It provides comprehensive security, encompassing Firewall, Anti-Virus, Desktop Security and Content Filtering. The license for the Preventon Suite is configured to be valid for one month at a time and it automatically requests a new license for the customer every month without the need for action from the customer. Only those customers who are valid and up-to-date subscribers get a new month of use. This product has been simplified for everyday users or alternatively advanced users or small businesses can customize settings for additional flexibility."

About Com-Guard, Inc.: Inc. develops and markets a line of software and hardware products for the computer industry that provide enhanced system security for both individual users and network administrators. The Company focus is on detection, protection and notification of various security threats. The Company's state-of-the-art software technology, Com-Guard(TM), locks, hides and encrypts files (including e-mail). The company's patented product, Com-Guard Pro(TM), enables users to protect and limit access to sensitive data while providing a physical security system to guard against tampering, theft of the computer, or unexpected intrusions into the environment by supporting external sensors. Security violations are immediately communicated to designated people or locations via wireless (including SMS), phone or email transmission. (

About Preventon Technologies Ltd., Inc.:

Preventon Technologies Ltd. is an Internet security company, venture capital funded, operating from Slough in the UK. Preventon Technologies Ltd. was selected by Red Herring, leading business technology magazine, as one of Europe's hottest 20 start-up companies, to present at Venture Market 2001 in London on 13th June 2001. (

Preventon(TM) is a registered trademark of Preventon Technologies Ltd.

Forward Looking Statements:

This press release contains forward-looking statements made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Act of 1995. Any statements that express or involve discussions with respect to predictions, goals, expectations, beliefs, plans, projections, objectives, assumptions or future events or performance are not statements of historical fact may be "forward looking statements." Forward looking statements are based on expectations, estimates and projections at the time the statements are made that involve a number of risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results or events to differ materially from those presently anticipated. Forward looking statements in this press release may be identified through the use of words such as: "projects," "foresee," "expects," "estimates," "believes," "understands," "will," "anticipates," or by statements indicating certain actions "may," "could," or "might" occur. The actual results the company achieves may differ materially from any forward-looking statements due to such risks and uncertainties, including the current economic and geopolitical environment, information technology spending trends, lack of Com-Guard's operating history, uncertainty of product acceptance, uncertainty of ability to compete effectively in a new market and the uncertainty of profitability and cash flow of Com-Guard's product offerings. These risks and uncertainties may cause actual outcomes and results to differ materially from expectations in this press release. These and other risks are detailed in Com-Guard's quarterly reports on Form 10-QSB's and annual report on Form 10-KSB.
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